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Someone fired a gun in my son’s Tarleton dorm

Nothing prepared me for coming across a story about the unintentional discharge of a firearm in my son’s dormitory at Tarleton State University. I moved my son onto campus on Aug. 27, and just 19 days into the school year, Texas experienced its first unintentional discharge of a handgun brought into the dorm under the new campus carry law.

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Smithsonian museum offers hope

The Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, which President Barack Obama will ceremonially open Saturday in Washington, D.C., will play a valuable part in the process of changing how African Americans are depicted in American history and society. And not just on the national stage, but here in Texas as well.

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65 years later, television funds college football

On Sept. 29, 1951, Duke University defeated the University of Pittsburgh 19-14 on the gridiron at Pitt Stadium before a live NBC audience. This year, on the first weekend of college football, there were 133 college football games broadcast on TV or streamed online. Why has televised college football had such explosive growth? In a word: Money.

Videos

Arlington homicide reported early Thursday

A woman called police and reported she shot and killed her fiance, WFAA reported.
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Arlington homicide reported early Thursday 2:24

Arlington homicide reported early Thursday

Jeff Banister believes in Carlos Gomez, Jeremy Jeffress 2:38

Jeff Banister believes in Carlos Gomez, Jeremy Jeffress

Jeff Banister pleased with Cole Hamels' start 1:16

Jeff Banister pleased with Cole Hamels' start

Jeremy Jeffress told Rougned Odor he'd 1:02

Jeremy Jeffress told Rougned Odor he'd "look better and play better" in different cleats before game